Week 3 of social distancing is now well underway, and I have long since finished my emergency rations from my Friday the 13th #Quarantini LCBO run after work. That feels like another lifetime ago. I’ve now started working my way through my wine cellar, like many others out there, since who knows when the next… Read More

Mazel Tov, it’s a winemaking miracle. This year, you don’t have to drink Manischewitz at your Seder. Locavores can sip and savour a Kosher for Passover Niagara Peninsula VQA wine, courtesy of Tzafona Cellars, based out of their parent winery, Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Last year, we dropped the Kosher for Passover… Read More

The Booze Hounds finally tried a guided vineyard tour in the Beamsville Bench and Jordan Valley area, operated by Crush on Niagara Wine Tours. We’ve been a bit quiet over the last month (uncharacteristically quiet!) since we were busy getting married over the Victoria Day long weekend. To celebrate becoming Mr. & Mrs. Toronto Booze… Read More

I’m surprised to discover we haven’t written about Niagara-on-the-Lake’s darling farmhouse brewery, Oast House. They are available in finer beer bars around the city, and the Barnraiser flagship beer is available at the LCBO. We certainly like them a lot – enough to factor them into our final day of our #TOBHroadtrip around Lake Erie (and… Read More